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Essentials Of Research Design And Methodology,Encyclopedia Of Case Study Research,Fundamental of research methodology and statistics,Research Methodology,Research Methodology Methods and Techniques,Undergraduate Research in the Sciences Engaging,
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14 short articles about topics in social gerontology with the emphasis on research methodology aimed at students of all levels in psychology, sociology, social sciences, and related subjects. Produced November 2009
Topics: social gerontology, ageing, research methodology, psychology, elderly, old age, sociology, social...
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a fast pace and affecting academia and professional practice in many ways. Paradigms such as just-in-time learning, constructivism, student-centered...
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  This Research Methodology, a Simplified Course-Book aims at developing the Yemeni students’ awareness of writing English Bachelor Research Projects (BRP) in connection with the English Language as a foreign language in Yemen (especially in Tihamah of Yemen, Zabid city, Zabid College of Education, Hodeidah University).   The Yemeni students will study some important knowledge of research methodology for writing English bachelor research projects. It is for the 3rd Year English B.Ed....
Topics: Research Methodology, A Simplified Course-Book, for 4th Y.E Bachelor Students, 2nd Semester...
Since its inception in 2002, the National Center for Education Research (NCER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded over 700 education research grants and over 60 education training grants. The research grants have supported exploratory research to build theory or generate hypotheses on factors that may affect educational outcomes, development and innovation research to create or refine academic interventions, evaluation studies to test the efficacy and effectiveness of...
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This document consists of the four issues of "Notes on Linguistics" published during 1991. Articles in the four issues include: "Linguistics without Books: A Diary Entry" (John Verhaar); "Writing for Scholarly Publications" (Howard Law); "Will Kofi Understand the White Woman's Dictionary?" (Gillian Hansford); "Tips About 'WORD'" (Bryan Harmelink); "Checklist for Writing Book Reviews" (translated by Dwight Day); "Introduction to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Book Reviews, Computational Linguistics, Computer Software, Dictionaries, Faculty...
This teachers guide is the French translation of the second cycle for the secondary science curriculum. The document is presented in six sections. The first section provides a historic overview of the secondary school science program that emphasizes the Science, Technology, and Society approach. The second section discusses what the science class for the twenty-first century will look like. The third section presents 17 teaching strategies for various aspects of the science classroom. Each...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Classroom Communication, Concept Formation, Controversial Issues (Course Content),...
This document is intended as a data file user's manual for the dataset resulting from the High School and Beyond Postsecondary Education Transcript Study. The purpose of this study, conducted during 1984-85, was to provide reliable and objective information about the types and patterns of postsecondary courses taken by all members of the High School and Beyond (HS&B) 1980 senior cohort. Transcripts were requested from each school reported by sample members in their responses to the first...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Course Selection (Students), Data Collection, Data Processing,...
This document is the first of three volumes of the proceedings of an international seminar which focused on student misconceptions in science and mathematics as well as teaching strategies intended to deal with those misconceptions. An introduction to the volume explains the format of the conference and the organization of the sessions. It stresses the attention given to constructivism by the participants, as well as some of the problems associated with defining misconceptions and alternative...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science,...
The Fourth Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration, held in Nicosia, Cyprus, in January 1980, focused on the possible impact of foreseeable changes in educaiton on the school administrator's role. The 16 papers presented (published in this volume) addressed the development of Cyprus's dual educational system; the history and character of Nigeria's educational system; models of change, barriers to change, change strategies, and the principal's role in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Computers, Curriculum Development, Deafness,...
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About the book In 2010 the  Panton Principles for Open Data in Science  were published. These principles were founded upon the idea that ‘Science is based on building on, reusing and openly criticising the published body of scientific knowledge’ ( http://pantonprinciples.org ) and they provide a succinct list of the fundamentals to observe when making your data open. Intended for a broad audience of academics, publishers and librarians,  Issues in Research Data  explores the...
Topics: Open Access Publishing, Research Methodology
The 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) monitored the performance of students in American schools in reading, mathematics, science, and writing. The sample consisted of more than 145,000 public and private school students in grades 4, 8, 11, and 12. This technical report provides details of instrument development, sample design, and data collection and analysis. The following chapters describe technical aspects of the survey: (1) "Overview of Part I: The Design and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Assessment,...
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes. Volume 1 contains papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with the practice of instructional technology...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Content Analysis, Games, Multimedia...
The 7th International Conference on Education Data Mining held on July 4th-7th, 2014, at the Institute of Education, London, UK is the leading international forum for high-quality research that mines large data sets in order to answer educational research questions that shed light on the learning process. These data sets may come from the traces that students leave when they interact, either individually or collaboratively, with learning management systems, interactive learning environments,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Information Retrieval, Data Processing, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational...
This two-volume document contains the proceedings of the 2000 conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD). Volume 1 contains the following materials: conference overview; text of a town forum on social responsibility and human resource development (HRD); papers from symposia 1-24; and papers from innovative sessions 1-4. The topics of the symposia and innovative sessions covered in Volume 1 are as follows: using technology for learning; linking HRD theory and practice;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Age Differences, Aging (Individuals), Career...
These proceedings consist of 44 presentations in these categories: distance education and evaluation; community issues and research; multicultural issues and research; teaching and learning; research methods; and organizational development. The papers are "Philosophical Foundations of Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning" (Alfred); "Adult Learners' Perception of Their Life Development in Relation to Their Perception to Their Current Experience in an Educational Program"...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Andragogy,...
Papers generated for a conference called to identify and establish priorities for crucial, researchable issues in teacher education are presented. The conference was organized around two dimensions of teacher education: the education continuum (preservice/induction/inservice), and seven topic areas. The topic areas were: content, process, professionals as learners, collaboration, context, research, and change/dissemination. The presenters' overviews of the research in the topic area are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Change, Educational Research, Information Dissemination, Institutional...
This volume (and volume 2 of this report) are products of the knowledge development effort implemented under the mandate of the Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act of 1977 (YEDPA). This report on assessment of the Job Corps presents a large array of studies ranging from rigorous impact and benefit-cost evaluations to survey of nutrition in centers. It is intended to be a compendium of most of what has been learned about the Job Corps in the 1970s, particularly since the youth...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescents, Cost Effectiveness, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth,...
This is the second report concerning how Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) sponsors implemented two programs under the Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act (YEDPA), specifically the Youth Community Conservation Improvement Projects (YCCIP) and Youth Employment and Training Program (YETP). The report is based on studies by observers of 37 CETA sponsors during January-May, 1978. Part 1 of the report presents an overview drawing together the findings from the local...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescents, Case Studies, Community Cooperation, Community Organizations,...
The Advertising section of the proceedings contains the following 16 papers: "Ethics of Advertising Practitioners: An Explanation Based on a Classical Theoretical Framework" (Cornelius B. Pratt and E. Lincoln James); "Sex Roles in Frightening Film Newspaper Advertisements: An Overview of the Past 50 Years" (Melissa M. Spirek); "Is Seeing Believing Where Silver and Silicon Meet? A Matter of Credibility in Advertising and News Photography Contexts" (Danal W. Terry...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advertising, Broadcast Industry, Comparative Analysis, Condoms, Content Analysis,...
Drawn from a conference intended as a step toward reuniting the disciplines of behavioral sciences and law, the items in this compilation were prepared by practitioners and educators in the areas of law, communication, social psychology, and sociology. The items are arranged in five sections according to these topics: interviewing and counseling, negotiating and bargaining, jury selection and jury behavior, direct and cross examination, and opening statements and closing arguments. Each section...
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The following are among the 71 papers included: "Impacts of Transformative Leadership Education in a Professional Development Context" (Adrian et al.); "Toward a Sociology of Participation in Adult Education Programs" (Babchuk, Courtney); "Race, Gender, and the Politics of Professionalization" (Bailey, Tisdell, Cervero); "Conceptions of Instruction in the Workplace" (Beno); "Appalachian Women Learning in Community" (Bingman); "Topography of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult...
This document contains 127 papers and innovative sessions and three poster sessions presented at a conference on human resource development (HRD). A program overview, author index, keyword index, and a CD-ROM version of the document are also included. The papers are grouped by the conference's 44 symposiums, which were devoted to the following topics: action learning; integrating university and corporate learning with work; HRD in Asia; distance learning; HRD in Latin America; trust in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Adjustment (to Environment), Administrators, Adult Learning, Adult...
These proceedings consist of 43 presentations clustered into these key areas: position, strategy, contribution, and future issues; diversity of participation and contexts; issues in the workplace and learning settings; question of practitioners work; and questions of knowledge and methodology--all related to the themes of quality and diversity. The presentations are preceded by "Editorial Introduction: Quality and Diversity for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Research" (Kell)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Caregivers, Competency Based Education, Computer...
This volume presents five languages of India-Nepal from four different language families: Halbi and Kupia (India) of the Indo-Aryan family, Parengi-Gorum (India) of the Munda family, Dhangar-Kudux (Nepal) of the Dravidian family, and Tamang (Nepal) of the Tibeto-Burman family. Papers are entitled "Semanitc Relations between Whole Propositions in English,""Sentence Patterns in Halbi,""Sentence Patterns in Kupia,""Sentence Patterns in Tamang,""Clause...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Analysis, Contrastive Linguistics, Descriptive Linguistics, Discourse...
Proceedings of the 1974 Second Annual Conference of the Sociology of Education Association are presented. The conference, which focused upon the sociology of the school and schooling at the elementary and secondary levels, was structured around three objectives: (1) provide sociologists of education an opportunity to review past work in their field, (2) explore current educational problems and policy, and (3) move toward an agenda for future research. The six papers presented are followed by...
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The Miscellaneous section of the proceedings contains the following 15 papers: "Selling to the Sellers: An Analysis of Advertising in 'Campaigns & Elections,' 1980-1994" (Michael S. Sweeney); "From 'Seventeen' to 'Sassy': Teen Magazines and the Construction of the 'Model' Girl" (Lisa Duke); "Survey Data Indicate Some Magazines Can Help Readers Improve Society, Government by Providing Benchmarks and Forums" (Ernest C. Hynds); "Sample Size in Content...
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Twelve papers address issues of attitudes towards handicapped persons. The authors were invited to summarize and critically evaluate the literature in their area of expertise, including their own research. Contributions touch on measurement and methodological issues as well as other topics. The following papers are included: "Attitudes and Attitude Change in Special Education" (R. Jones and S. Guskin); "Perspectives and Issues in the Study of Attitudes" (H. Triandis, J....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary...
This document consists of 32 consecutive issues of Mid-Western Educational Researcher, published quarterly from 1991 through 1998. Mid-Western Educational Researcher is a scholarly journal that publishes research-based articles addressing a full range of educational issues. The journal also publishes literature reviews, theoretical and methodological discussions that make an original contribution to the research literature, and feature columns. Each year, one issue is a program for the...
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This annual compilation by the Association for Education in Journalism describes master's theses and doctoral dissertations written in schools and departments of journalism and communication in the United States between July 1, 1972, and June 30, 1973. The aim of the book is to improve the flow of information about current research to students and teachers in journalism schools, to scholars in related disciplines, and to professionals in the media of mass communication. It contains 302...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Communication (Thought Transfer), Content...
The papers in this collection of 71 individual papers and 3 symposiums represent some of the most current thinking in educational communications and technology. For the first time, a selected number of development papers sponsored by the Division for Instructional Development are included. Topics discussed include the effects of various conditions on the learner and learning, including aptitude treatment interactions; learning strategies; teacher planning; instructional design and development;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adoption (Ideas), Attitudes, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction,...
A collection of 27 syllabi for undergraduate and graduate courses on language and gender is presented. The syllabi come from a variety of departments, including linguistics, anthropology, English, French, German, and folklore. Special features of the collection include: syllabi for undergraduate and graduate courses; ideas for paper topics; examples of exam questions; instructions for field work exercises (gathering and analyzing gender differences in natural speech); bibliographies of works on...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Anthropology, Classroom Techniques, College Curriculum, Course Content, Educational...
Three volumes present, in three chapters each, summaries of the papers delivered at the June 1992 European Conference on Educational Research. In 1992 the annual Dutch Educational Research Association conference became international. The 9 themes of the conference, arranged in 9 chapters, and the number of papers presented for each theme are as follows: (1) educational organization and management, 21 papers and 3 symposia; (2) curriculum, 30 papers and 6 symposia; (3) learning and instruction,...
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Among the papers included are the following: "Exploring Literacy through Theater" (Andruske); "Heuristic Research" (Beckstrom); "Self-Direction in Adult Undergraduates" (Blowers); "Commodification of Adult Education" (Briton, Plumb); "Collective Group Learning" (Brooks); "Psychosocial Development of Women" (Caffarella, Barnett); "Writing Wrongs" (Carriere); "Power and Responsibility in Planning Adult Education...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult...
THE SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION CONSORTIUM EXPLORED WAYS OF OBTAINING GREATER COOPERATION AND COMMUNICATION AMONG THE VARIOUS KINDS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH CREATIVE INNOVATION IN SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION--INCLUDING CLASSROOM TEACHERS, CURRICULUM DIRECTORS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, UNIVERSITY EDUCATORS, AND SOCIAL SCIENTISTS. THE BASIC NEEDS FOR WHICH THE CONSORTIUM WAS FORMED ARE--(1) INCREASING DESIRE AND READINESS ON THE PART OF MANY SCHOOL SYSTEMS FOR MORE ACADEMICALLY OREINTED SOCIAL...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Anthropology, Conferences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum...
This publication of proceedings, most in English and some in Chinese, of a conference on Chinese languages and linguistics include the following papers: "On Rule Effect and Dialect Classification" (Chin-Chuan Cheng); "Cross-Linguistic Typological Variation, Grammatical Relations, and the Chinese Language" (Bernard Comrie); "Is Chinese a Pragmatic Order Language" (Shuanfan Huang, Kawai Chui); "Origin of Seven Typological Characteristics of the Chinese...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Affixes, Chinese, Contrastive Linguistics, Diachronic Linguistics, Dialects,...
This publication comprises an index of business education articles and research studies compiled from a selected list of business education periodicals and those related to business education published during 1999. Priority is given to journals essential to research and teaching over the broad business education spectrum. Subject entries (pages 1-117) are arranged in alphabetical order by major subject category and then by subcategories. Major categories contain miscellaneous entries related to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accounting, Adult Learning, Business Communication, Business Education, Career...
This 2005 Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) conference proceedings presented the theme "Campus Technology: Anticipating the Future." The conference introduced its ASCUE Officers and Directors, and provides abstracts of the pre-conference workshops. The full-text conference papers in this document include: (1) Developing In-House Library Multimedia Materials without a Computer Science Degree (Stephen T. Anderson, Sr.); (2) Web-Based Quizzes and Surveys Using Free...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Virtual Classrooms, Programming (Broadcast), Computers, Tests, Research Methodology,...
The Bean and Metzner Nontraditional Undergraduate Student Attrition Model appeared to be a good model to address community college student attrition because it takes into account the environmental variables that colleges must consider to enhance persistence. A study was conducted to determine how well the Bean and Metzner Model fit with community college student data and to make theoretically consistent modifications to the model if the fit were weak. Survey data collected from 597 respondents...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Models, Predictive Validity, Predictor...
This publication contains approximately 3,800 entries on business education topics indexed from business education publications and those related to business education. Priority in indexing was given to journals that are essential to research and teaching in the broad business education spectrum with emphasis on information systems (including business communications), business teacher education, and vocational education (primarily marketing education). All entries include the title, author(s),...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Business Administration Education, Business Education,...
The following are among the 56 papers included in this proceedings: "Contextual Factors Associated with Evaluation Practices of Selected Adult and Continuing Education Providers in Malaysia" (S. Ahmad); "The Professional Ethic and the Spirit of Post-Modernism" (P. Armstrong); "Transforming the Teacher-Student Relationship" (R. M. Bounous); "Humanistic Adult Education" (R. G. Brockett); "The Postmodern Challenge to Clarity" (S. Brookfield);...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult...
THIS REPORT PRESENTS CORRELATIONAL AND REGRESSION ANALYSES OF VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF SUBSETS OF NINTH-GRADE STUDENT BODY AND SCHOOL VARIABLES FROM THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SURVEY (COLEMAN REPORT), IN AN ATTEMPT TO ISOLATE DIFFERENT SCHOOL INDEXES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO ACHIEVEMENT. IT IS HOPED THAT THE INDEXES OBTAINED FROM THE 400 ORIGINAL VARIABLES USED IN THE ANALYSES WILL REDUCE THE VOLUME OF DATA PROCESSING AND THE COMPLEXITY OF LATER ANALYSES. SCHOOL AND STUDENT BODY VARIABLES SUCH AS...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Educational Environment, Educational Research,...
This electronic journal covers a variety of issues related to educational policy. The 22 articles (issues) of Volume 5 analyze aspects of policy in the United States and other countries for elementary, secondary, and higher education. Articles include: (1) "Markets and Myths: Autonomy in Public and Private schools" (Glass); (2) "Where Have All the Teachers Gone?" (Fetler); (3) "Testing Writing on Computers" (Russell and Haney); (4) "Service-Learning in Costa...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Electronic Journals,...
For the twenty-seventh year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the National AECT Convention in Chicago, Illinois. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes. Volume 1 contains papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. (Individual papers contain references, figures, and tables.)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Research and Development, Communications, Educational Technology, Mathematics...
At the Futures Conference held by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in 1995, discussants from inside and outside the NCES considered the commissioned papers and contributed their expertise. This volume assembles the papers and commentary and summarizes some considerations for policy, research, and practice in future operations of the NCES. The following papers are included: (1) "From Data to Information: New Directions for the National Center for Education...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational...
The Qualitative Studies section of the proceedings contains the following 14 papers: "'Virtual Anonymity': Online Accountability in Political Bulletin Boards and the Makings of the Virtuous Virtual Journalist" (Jane B. Singer); "The Case of the Mysterious Ritual: 'Murder, She Wrote' and 'Perry Mason'" (Karen E. Riggs); "Political Issues in the Early Black Press: Applying Frame Analysis to Historical Contexts" (Aleen J. Ratzlaff and Sharon Hartin Iorio); "Leaks...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indians, Ethics, Higher Education, Journalism, Journalism History, Labor...
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent Waters While Developing a Community of Practice" (Corn, Trexler); "Personality Types and Final Grades in Group Organization and Leadership...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences,...
Gender equality is not just about economic empowerment. It is a moral imperative, it is about fairness and equity, and includes many political, social and cultural dimensions. Gender equality, however, is also a key factor in self-reported well-being and happiness across the world. In the aftermath of the Great Recession, there is now an urgent need to focus on the economic case and on how changes in the labour market might provide better economic opportunities for both men and women. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Economic Progress, Human Capital, Part Time Employment, Females, Labor Market,...
This document contains the following papers: "Cognitive Abilities of Oak Harbor High School Agricultural Education Students" (Mark F. Starkey, Jamie Cano); "Development and Evaluation of Hands-on Learning Activities in Indiana High School Animal Science Classes" (Kendra Koster, Mark A. Balschweid); "Teaching Biology Using Agriculture as the Context: Perceptions of High School Students" (Mark A. Balschweid); "Assessing and Comparing the Scheduling Systems...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Animal Husbandry,...
Reflecting changes in the focus and methodology of writing research over the past 20 years, this book provides a meta-analysis of studies on teaching approaches and focuses on composition instruction at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. The first chapter of the book examines general studies of the composing process, studies of process in classrooms, and studies of planning, production factors, revision, and writing apprehension. Summaries of the limitations and key findings of the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Analysis, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar,...
This report was prepared at the request of the Kaiser Family Foundation to examine the methodological options for investigating the effects of sexual content in the media on children and adolescents. To discuss the issues and prepare the report, a forum of 20 scholars with expertise in sexuality, sexual development, media analysis, and media effects was convened. The report reviews what is known about the relations of entertainment media to sexual development during childhood and adolescence,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Individual Development, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Media Research, Research...
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Topics: Research--Methodology, Research--Moral and ethical aspects, Video tape recorders and recording.
In this book, two teachers share their experiences as researchers to confront and address the current disagreements about whether empirical research or narrative recounting is a better research model. In the book they seek to transcend these disagreements by endorsing an integrative approach that covers all aspects of practitioner inquiry, joining discussion of the history of the field, its theory, and its various research techniques with presentation of their own classroom studies. Using the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Case Studies, Classroom Research, Educational Research, Higher...
This annotated bibliography contains 247 citations of research-based literature on the use of wilderness for personal growth, therapy, education, and leadership development. The annotations are divided into 2 periods: 1995-2001 (60 citations) and prior to 1995 (187 citations). Within each period, the entries are categorized according to the principal research method used: experimental or quasi-experimental, comparative analysis, internal comparison, qualitative analysis, program evaluation or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Experiential Learning, Individual Development, Outdoor...
This document reports on the content model of the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), which is intended to replace the "Dictionary of Occupational Titles." The following chapters are included: "Introduction" (Michael D. Mumford and Norman G. Peterson); "Content Model" (Michael D. Mumford and Norman G. Peterson); "Skills" (Michael D. Mumford and Norman G. Peterson); "Knowledges" (Edwin A. Fleishman, David P. Costanza, Leon I. Wetrogan,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ability, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Information...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
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Forschungsmanual Gewalt: Grundlagen der empirischen Erhebung von Gewalt in Paarbeziehungen und sexualisierter Gewalt Author: Cornelia Helfferich, Barbara Kavemann, Heinz Kindler Published by Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden ISBN: 978-3-658-06293-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-06294-1 Table of Contents: Einleitung Grundbegriffe und Fragen der Ethik bei der Forschung über Gewalt im Geschlechterverhältnis Geschichte der Erforschung von sexualisierter Gewalt im deutschsprachigen Raum unter methodischer...
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This document contains 32 papers from a conference on balance and perspectives in comparative vocational education and training (VET) research in Europe. Selected papers are as follows: "On the Path to Vocational Training Research with a European Dimension" (Oliver Lubke, Klaus Schedler, Alphonse de Vadder); "The Val Duchesse Social Dialogue" (Synnova Aga, Manfred Tessaring); "VET Researchers and Research Institutions in Central and Eastern European Countries"...
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H. M. Cooper (1988) has developed a taxonomy that classified literature reviews based on six characteristics: (1) focus of attention; (2) goal of the synthesis; (3) perspective on the literature; (4) coverage of the literature; (5) organization of the perspective; and (6) intended audience. One hundred and three meta-analyses identified from the literature on educational achievement were coded according to Cooper's taxonomy. Research outcomes were the focus in a majority of the meta-analyses...
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The following are among the 34 papers included: "An Assessment of Support Staff Training in Public Two-Year Colleges" (Kuceyeski); "Attitude and Motivation of Vocational Student Teachers toward Teaching Commerce and Entrepreneurship" (Pihie, Elias); "Barriers Adult Office Education Students Encounter in Pursuit of Educational Goals" (Reusch); "Building a University-Government Partnership to Implement the Performance Consulting Model in Municipal...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Adult Education, Adult Students, Advisory Committees, Business...
This report presents information on the University of Massachusetts Boston's Diversity Research Initiative (DRI). Section 1, "Essays by Participant Observers," includes "Building a Diversity Research Initiative: An Introduction" (Esther Kingston-Mann); "Diversity Imperative: Reflections on the Diversity Research Initiative" (Lin Zhan); "Research and Research Methods in the Diversity Research Initiative" (Tim Sieber); "Diversity Research on University...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Asian Americans, Bisexuality, Disabilities, Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Student),...
The proceedings contains: "Extending Equality" (Armstrong); "Phenomenology of Emergent Meaning from Dialectical Questioning and Answering in Adult Learning (AL)" (Xue-Ming Bao); "Study of Structural Dimensions and Predictive Capability of Adult Attitudes toward Continuing Education Scale and Education Participation Scale" (Blunt); "Ideological and Epistemological Foundations of Education about AIDS" (Boshier); "Passion, Purity and Pillage"...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Adult...
A selection of papers on second language learning includes: "Second Language Acquisition Research in the Language Classroom" (David Nunan); "A Place for Second Language Acquisition in Teacher Development and in Teacher Education Programmes" (Rod Bolitho); "Dimensions in the Acquisition of Oral Language" (Martin Bygate, Don Porter); "The Learner's Effort in the Language Classroom" (N. S. Prabhu); "Diary Studies of Classroom Language Learning: The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Attitude Measures, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Higher...
This document contains 143 papers and innovative sessions, three poster sessions presented at a conference on human resource development (HRD). A program overview, author index, and a keyword index are also included. The papers are grouped by the conference's 42 symposia, which were devoted to the following topics: women's HRD-related issues; workforce diversity; organizational learning and development; workplace learning; job satisfaction; HRD competencies; gender issues in the workplace;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Career Development, Comparative...
Areas of behavioral and social science research that have achieved significant breakthroughs in knowledge or application or that show future promise of achieving such breakthroughs are discussed in 12 papers. For example, the paper on formal demography shows how mathematical or statistical techniques can be used to explain and predict change in population characteristics. A paper dealing with behavior and health discusses several biological processes that link behavior to physical illnesses,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Science Research, Cognitive Development,...
Two reports on institutional change and its effect on the education of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students are presented. The Task 12 report addresses the content and processes of change through which federal efforts can best benefit LEP students. It gives an overview of the review, discusses that nature of educational and institutional change, and looks at the use of strategic planning for change within school districts, concluding with a model for describing school change efforts. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bilingual Education, Change Strategies, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary...
The first volume of a three-volume study on the relationship between writing research and instruction, this report is divided into three sections covering discussions among researchers, practitioners, and instructional experts; studies of writing research; and instructional applications. The first section describes a series of five research/practice conferences on the following topics: (1) the major areas of writing research, (2) the relationship between language and writing among nonstandard...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary...
This book provides an overview of recent research on the relationship between noncognitive attributes (motivation, self efficacy, resilience) and academic outcomes (such as grades or test scores). The authors focus primarily on how these sets of attributes are measured and how they relate to important academic outcomes. Noncognitive attributes are those academically and occupationally relevant skills and traits that are not "cognitive"--that is, not specifically intellectual or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Motivation, Self Efficacy, Self Concept, Antisocial Behavior, Prosocial Behavior,...
This annual compilation by the Association for Education in Journalism describes master's theses and doctoral dissertations written in schools and departments of journalism and communication in the United States between July 1, 1974, and June 30, 1975. The aim of the book is to improve the flow of information about current research by providing easy access to students and teachers in journalism schools, to scholars in related disciplines, and to professionals in the media of mass communication....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Communication (Thought Transfer), Content...
The Mid-South Educational Research Association (MSERA), organized in 1972, is a nonprofit organization with the purposes of encouraging quality educational research in the mid-South and promoting the application of the results of quality educational research in the schools. This volume contains abstracts of more than 300 discussion papers, symposia, displays, and training sessions. While many were written by long-time MSERA members, others are the contributions of graduate students and new...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Conferences, Educational Assessment, Educational Innovation,...
This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs service learning and the academic disciplines. This collection of essays focuses on the use of service learning as an approach to teaching and learning in political science. Following an Introduction by Richard M. Battistoni and William E. Hudson, the four essays in Part 1, "Service-Learning as a Mode of Civic Education," develop a theoretical framework for understanding service learning; titles include: "The Decline of Democratic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizen Role, Citizenship, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, College Students, Community...
Designed to provide a basis for evaluation, planning, research, change strategy development, and policy formation with respect to creating conditions for humane working life, this annotated bibliography contains published and unpublished empirical research dealing with the quality of working life (QWL). The articles, books, and case studies were selected on the basis of whether they involved an association between a behavioral measure of at least one of the 11 criteria selected to represent QWL...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Employee Attitudes, Indexes, Job Satisfaction,...
This document consists of the four issues of this quarterly linguistics and language research serial issued during 1992. Typical significant articles include: "The Indispensable Tape Recorder" (Geoffrey Hunt); "Analysis of Tone Systems" (Eunice V. Pike); "Sentence Repetition Testing for Studies of Community Bilingualism: An Introduction" (Carla F. Radloff); A Good Phonology Program" (Geoffrey Hunt); "Formal Linguistics and Field Work" (Daniel L....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiotape Recordings, Biblical Literature, Bilingualism, Book Reviews, Computer...
The report describes second-year project activities of the Early Intervention Research Institute (EIRI) at Utah State University, relating to a 5-year project to conduct 16 longitudinal studies of the effects and costs of alternative types of early intervention with handicapped children. Six of the studies are to investigate effects of varying the intensity of the intervention program, five to investigate variations in age at onset of intervention, and five to investigate effects of program...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Data Collection, Disabilities, Educational...
The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) was begun in 1958 to trace the effects of aging in humans and to distinguish between the true effects of aging and those processes, including disease, socioeconomic disadvantage, and lack of educational opportunity, that may appear or become more pronounced with time but are biologically irrelevant to the underlying mechanisms of human aging. It has sought to achieve this goal by making measurements on over 1,000 male volunteers who at their...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Age Differences, Aging (Individuals), Individual Development, Longitudinal Studies,...